Shipyard notches seventh consecutive on-time carrier overhaul
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 30, 2019
Declaring the massive overhaul of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) complete on May 27, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility celebrated its seventh consecutive early or on-time completion of an aircraft carrier availability.
Nimitz’s docking planned incremental availability (DPIA) ended four days ahead of schedule, completing sea trials on Memorial Day.
Shipyard rolls out first of four mobile cranes
By Michele Fletcher, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | May 16, 2019
Approximately 25 teammates from PSNS & IMF’s Code 700, Lifting and Handling Department, were on hand at the mobile crane test site on Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, along with Capt. Howard Markle, PSNS & IMF commander, to cut the ribbon celebrating the first of four newly purchased mobile crane’s entry into service May 2.
Team innovates battery removal during sub inactivation
By Patricia Armstrong, PSNS & IMF Project Zone Manager | May 16, 2019
As part of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s ongoing focus on completing projects on time or early, a team from PSNS & IMF's Code 740, Rigging and Operations Division; and Shop 51, Battery Shop Team, tried something new during the inactivation process of USS Bremerton (SSN 698).
Detachment Everett completes USS Sampson work ahead of schedule
By Daryl Richey, Code 451, Project Manager | May 2, 2019
USS Sampson (DDG 102) was returned to the fleet one day ahead of schedule thanks to the teamwork of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Detachment Everett, Vigor Marine and ship’s force. This was despite the project facing numerous scheduling challenges.
Shipyard and Sarcos Robotics announce collaborative partnership
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | March 11, 2019
In a first-of-its-kind collaboration involving a Navy shipyard, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility and Sarcos Robotics will jointly develop robotic technologies, including full-body powered exoskeletons, for use in naval shipyards, the two entities jointly announced today.
270 get credentialed at apprentice graduation
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Nov. 19, 2018
Four years after digging into the double duties of extra work and academics as apprentices, 270 Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility employees struck pay dirt at the Nov. 16 Apprentice Graduation.
Earning journey-level certificates in 26 production trades and associate degrees in technical arts, the graduates received their new credentials before a massive crowd of well-wishers that overflowed the Bremerton High School Performing Arts Center, where the ceremony was held.
Team designs 3D-printed device to reduce time, cost, increase safety
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Oct. 23, 2018
The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility’s Strategic Framework encourages employees at all levels to embrace innovation in support of the command’s mission to deliver warships back to the fleet on-time, every time.
PSNS & IMF honored with Defense maintenance award
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 25, 2018
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility has been selected for the 2018 Robert T. Mason Award for Depot Maintenance Excellence, the Department of Defense announced recently.
Teammates honored to recover, bring home POW/MIA service members
By Silvia Klatman, PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 21, 2018
POW/MIA Recognition Day is meaningful to the loved ones of service members whose status remains unknown, but it’s also significant to those who’ve worked for the command responsible for locating missing service members. The command responsible for location is the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency (DPAA, formerly known as Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command or JPAC).
Shipyard STEM outreach earns regional recognition
By PSNS & IMF Public Affairs | Sept. 19, 2018
For the second time in three years, the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility program of science, technology, engineering and mathematics outreach to area students has earned an award from the Navy’s regional headquarters.